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Red Hat Enterprise Linux Administrator

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Date: Sep 10, 2021

Location: New Orleans, LA, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 136436 

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Administrator to join our team in New Orleans, Louisiana (US-LA), United States (US).

Job Responsibilities Include: 

  • Securing/hardening Linux systems following Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs);  
  • Experience with NFS, NIS, DHCP, AD integration, Automounts, user provisioning, CUPS printing, SMTP, Postfix, Samba/CIFS, TCP/IP, DNS. 
  • Experience with Network Attached Storage filesystems, e.g. NetApp storage appliances. 
  • Deployment, configuration & maintenance of security software, e.g. Symantec virus scanning & BigFix monitoring software. 
  • Experience writing Standard Operation Procedures (SOPs); 
  • Excellent communication skills for interfacing with end users 
  • Acts as the key resource in the deployment and maintenance of new systems to keep the system environment stable and interruptions to a minimum in standalone and multi-tiered environments.
  • Presents status reports to management team.
  • Proactively assesses exposure areas and takes steps to reduce vulnerabilities.
  • Transfers knowledge and provides leadership to less experienced team members, in the implementation of new hardware, operating systems and other requirements.
  • Excellent knowledge of systems software / hardware, networks and operating systems.
  • Exceptional knowledge of processes and tools utilized for system management, problem reporting, change management and support tools.
  • Excellent technical troubleshooting skills.

Required Skills:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience with Red Hat Linux installation, configuration & administration.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in writing administrative shell scripts, e.g. in bash or python, and automation scripts, e.g. Ansible. 

Desired/Preferred Skills: 

  • Familiarity with VMware (or other) virtualization. 
  • PowerShell scripting a plus. 
  • Preferred experience with Oil & Gas software, e.g. Geoframe, Petrel, Prosouce & Openspirit. 
  • Preferred experience with Kofax installation & configuration
  • Preferred experience with plotting software, e.g. JustPlot & JustIMAGE. 
  • Basic Windows administration experience 
  • Familiarity with DevSecOps concepts 
  • Familiarity with Containers, e.g. Docker. 

About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, disability, age, veteran-status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other class protected by law.


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